6 killed as bus hits human hauler in Chuadanga

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Six people were killed and 10 others injured as a speedy bus hit two human haulers and a motorcycle on Chuadanga-Jhenidah road in Sorojganj bazar area in Sadar upazila on Saturday morning.

The deceased were identified as Sohag Ali (25), Sharifuddin (30), Raju Ahmed (45), Kalu (40), Milon Hossain (40) and Sree Shashthi Haldar (42).

Abu Zahid Fakhrul Alam, officer-in-charge of Sadar Police Station, said that the accident took place around 6am as Meherpur-bound ‘Royal Paribahan’ bus from Chattagram crashed into the stationary the vehicles, leaving the six people dead on the spot and 10 people injured.

The incident took place on the Chuadanga-Jhenaidah road in Sarojganj area of the Upazila around 6:30 am on Saturday, said Abdul Salam, deputy director of Chuadanga Fire Service and Civil Defence.